Firefox and Epiphany crash after today's updates
caillon at redhat.com
Thu Jan 31 19:43:23 UTC 2008
On 01/31/2008 01:54 PM, Horst H. von Brand wrote:
> How are we supposed to report bugs then?
> - They aren't the upstream-"supported" binaries
There are no upstream supported binaries.
> - We don't know what CVS revision went into them
CVS has no concept of a repository wide revision. So it's impossible to
tell anyway. The date of the snapshot is generally good enough. Even
upstream, people file bugs as "on trunk from yesterday" etc.
> - We have no clue on Fedora-specific configuration/tweaking
There really isn't much tweaking. This is intentional. The big
"tweaks" are pref tweaks and using system libaries of e.g. nspr, nss,
libjpeg, libpng, etc. instead of building a static copy into the
binaries, but these should in general be irrelevant to 99% of bugs
filed. Also the other big thing is we're using FF-as-a-XULRunner app
which upstream is excited about, and wants feedback on, but should not
have any different behavior.
Bottmon line: if anyone complains about you filing a bug on Fedora
builds, let me know. Because they shouldn't. It's no different from
any of the major contributors of FF doing self builds of Firefox
themselves and reporting bugs.
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